The Institut Ramon Llull, New Art Foundation, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC), La Caldera and Hangar open a call for five grants for the production-research of artistic pieces in the field of the confluence between art, science and technology.
This grant programme is part of the residency program of Hac Te, the art, science and technology hub of Barcelona, with the participation of the research centres Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC) Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO), or other centres attached to the Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST).
The selected projects may be presented in the framework of the Ars Electronica 2021 festival, which for the second year will be held in distributed mode with Barcelona as one of its main locations, or other related events.
This call will award a total of five grants, divided into two modalities:
- Modality 1: four production-research grants with an endowment of 5600€ for production and 1400 € for fees each (gross).
- Modality 2: a production grant financed by the BEEP Collection with an endowment of 9400 € for production and 1600 € for fees (gross). The piece produced under this modality will be incorporated into the BEEP Collection.
The development of the projects will have the means, advice and workspace of the Hangar Interaction Lab. The development of the projects will have, optionally, a residency process and/or advice in one of the research centers attached to the call through Hac Te.
Artists, researchers and developers of any age and nationality can apply for these grants. Dates for activities vary but take place within 2021.